Feb 22, 2018

Middle School and High School Teachers - All Subjects

  • Talent and HR
  • Detroit, MI, USA
Teacher - Middle School Teacher - High School Teacher - Special Education Teacher - Substitute

Job Description


JOB TITLE: Teacher


REPORTS TO: Principal/Director of Academics



EQ Network Schools

Detroit Leadership Academy Elementary K-5 www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Leadership Academy Middle/High School 6-12  www.dlachampion.org

Detroit Innovation Academy K-8 www.diachampion.org

Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy 9-12 www.detroitdeltaprep.org/

Detroit Collegiate High School 9-12 www.detroitcollegiate.org


Why Join EQ?

At EQUITY, we believe that creating and sustaining excellent and equitable schools for all children is the most critical issue today and that high-quality education is the only way to change the life trajectory and outcomes for kids. We are relentless in our pursuit and refuse to accept anything less than remarkable schools for our kids, regardless of their zip code.

We know the most effective way to make lasting change in schools is by recruiting, developing, and retaining strong people who are committed to their own development and to our belief that all students have the potential to be remarkable. As a values-driven organization, we seek talent whose values align with ours: empathy, relentless pursuit of quality, embracing the unconventional, taking initiative, tenacity, and commitment to teamwork.

The mission of EQUITY Education is to build a system of remarkable neighborhood schools for traditionally underserved students by manifesting potential.

EQUITY believes that access to a remarkable education is the most fundamental social justice issue today. As an organization, we aim to ensure access to the type of high quality education that grants students success in college and life as we work to dismantle systemic educational inequities.

We offer one of the most comprehensive compensation and benefits packages in the city of Detroit. EQUITY employees earn competitive salaries and a robust benefits package, including, but not limited to:

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthcare including vision and dental coverage
  • 401K with match options
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance


Who are we looking for?

We are seeking tenacious teachers who operate with empathy and will settle for nothing less than mastery for their students. Professionals with a passion for urban education and the city of Detroit align best with our needs and goals. Our top performers are focused on building positive relationships with students and families are driven by data and student outcomes.


What are the major job responsibilities?

Teachers facilitate teaching and learning in all settings – whole class, small group, and one-on-one and uses multiple resources.  The Teacher also acts as an advisor to a small number of students and must be able to work within a youth-centered environment. A successful employee is a consummate professional, upholding the mission, goals and objectives of the organization.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Complete and submit weekly lesson plans detailing learning activities aligned to provided curriculum.
  • Facilitate effective teaching and learning activities daily.
  • Facilitate ongoing formative and other student assessments and revise teaching and learning activities, as needed.
  • Use technology to promote and assess student learning and to communicate with students, colleagues, parents, and families.
  • Collaborate in grade-level teacher inquiry teams to case conference, and design interventions and modifications to support individual students.
  • Participate in a professional development learning community and individual growth plan.
  • Advise a small number of students on their academic and social-emotional progress.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by manager.


Who are the required qualifications?

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree in education or equivalent, required.
  • Hold highly-qualified certification
  • Experience with working in diverse, low-income communities; sensitivity to and awareness of the needs of culturally diverse urban adolescents and families.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and strong attention to detail; excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Commitment to the belief that all students can learn and succeed
  • Experience and demonstrated success in designing and executing interventions for struggling students
  • Experience and demonstrated success in designing and delivering social skills and character development lessons
  • Experience and success in supporting families
  • Possess the desire and willingness to develop own skill set
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain constructive group relationships.





Level of Education

4 Year Degree

Citizenship Required


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